Community & Awards

Our team at Capilia by Caralyn’s are truly thankful for the support and trust our community shows us. We are very proud of the relationships we have formed with many people in Ottawa and the surrounding areas. Our involvement in the community is our way of giving back and showing our passion to help the organizations that offer service, guidance and aid to the women, men and children in our community.

2007-2011 | Trees of Hope

Each year Fairmont Chateau Laurier has 25 Christmas Trees during the Trees of Hope Event raising money for Cheo. Businesses decorate the trees and they are displayed throughout the hotel for the holiday season.

2009-2011 | Weekend to End Women’s Cancer

The girls at Capilia by Caralyn’s participated in the 60 kilometre walk a thon raising money for the fight against all women’s cancers. Raising proceeds a minimum of $2000 per participant per year – our girls are truly passionate about this event.

2009-2011 | Night at the Races

Capilia by Caralyn’s each year has been a major sponsor at this event held at the Rideau Carleton Raceway; sponsoring a race with all proceeds going to fund scholarships for the training of future scientists at Ottawa University receiving research training in Women’s Health, in particular , ovarian cancer research.

2007-2008 | Gold Sponsor Celebrity Golf Tournaments

Proceeds going to the International Research of Women’s Health raising over $40,000

2010-Present | Capilia Locks of Courage

This is a fundraiser created by Capilia using pink extensions locks to raise money for women’s cancers. Each pink highlight costs $20 and $12 of each extension goes to Women’s Cancer Research.

We launched this campaign in 2011 at the Ottawa International Women’s Show raising over $1500 for the Breast Cancer Network.


  • Business Woman of the Year – Exceptional Presence in the community 2009 and 2010
  • Nomination for Exceptional Presence in the community 2011 – Capilia Star Awards
  • Won Exceptional Presence in the community 2010 – Capilia Star Awards
  • Nomination for Good Neighbour award 2010 – Nepean Chamber of Commerce
  • Nomination for Business Woman of the year 2009 – Nepean Chamber of Commerce
  • Won exceptional website award 2009 – Nepean Chamber of Commerce